Sunday August 11, 1957

US date format: 8/11/1957, UK date format: 11/8/1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 11, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Inès de la Fressange and Arthur Cores. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Across the Bridge, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
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Events

  • Patty Berg wins LPGA All-American Golf Open

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Movies

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Across the Bridge

Across the Bridge

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Rod Steiger, David Knight, Bernard Lee, Noel Willman

The Sun Also Rises

The Sun Also Rises

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States of America

Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, John Derek

Man of a Thousand Faces

Man of a Thousand Faces

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

Operation Mad Ball

Operation Mad Ball

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Kathryn Grant, Arthur O'Connell

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States of America

The Big Record

The Big Record

The Arlene Francis Show

The Arlene Francis Show

Australia's Amateur Hour

Australia's Amateur Hour

Hi Mom

Hi Mom

Days to next August 11

If August 11, 1957 is your birthday you're 62 years, 11 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage

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Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

The Nun'S Story by Kathryn Hulme

The Nun'S Story

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the nun's story

The World Of Suzie Wong by Richard Mason

The World Of Suzie Wong

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Penguin Books reintroduces the timeless story of the love affair between a British artist and a Chinese prostitute.Robert is t he only resident of the Nam Kok hotel not renting

Stay Alive All Your Life by Norman Vincent Peale

Stay Alive All Your Life

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"Those who received help from The Power of Positive Thinking will find in these pages further guidance toward a more dynamic and creative life."

Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes

Blue Camellia

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SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 432 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. JULIAN MESSNER, NY 1957.


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